SILIGURI/kolkata, 23 SEPT: In the worst ever incident in living memory, seven elephants, including three female and a calf, were mowed down by a Guwahati-bound goods train at Kalibari railway crossing near Banarhat in Jalpaiguri last night. The trampling of the animals under the speeding wheels has sent shock waves across north Bengal.

KOLKATA: In one of the worst accidents involving trains and elephants in north Bengal, seven elephants of a herd died after being hit by a goods train in the Banarhat area of Jalpaiguri district on Wednesday night.

While four were killed on the spot, the rest died on Thursday.

Jalpaiguri, Sept.


Siliguri, Aug. 18: An alert has been sounded in Jalpaiguri and Cooch Behar districts following the rise in the water level of the Teesta after heavy rain lashed the region for 24 hours.

SILIGURI, 1 AUG: To obtain detailed reports on tea plantations and the exact number of working small tea planters in north Bengal, the Tea Board of India has asked the state's land and land reforms department to conduct a thorough survey in this region.

KOLKATA, 25 JULY: Despite implementing the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) scheme nine years back, more than 50 per cent of the students who get enrolled in class I in the state drop out before reaching even class IX. This has been revealed by the Assembly Standing Committee on School Education.

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